Space Science

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Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

starliner spacesuit testing

Living Space

Students will measure environmental conditions such as temperature, CO2, and relative humidity in their classroom and submit the data to a national database.
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Living Space

Yuri Gagarin Capsule and space suit

Human Spaceflight: The First 50 Years

A history of the first 50 years of human space flight.
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Human Spaceflight: The First 50 Years

Mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars projected into point perspective

Let's Talk Mars Resources

Discover a set of resources to get you up to speed on the discussion surrounding Mars
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Let's Talk Mars Resources

NASA Environmental Control and Life Support System

Life Support in Space - Closed Systems

Learn how astronauts survive in the International Space Station.
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Life Support in Space - Closed Systems

The face of the planet Mars (NASA)

Destination Mars

Discover how space agencies have explored the Red Planet in the past and present and learn about the future of human spaceflight to the red planet.
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Destination Mars

Satellites orbiting Earth

Introduction to Satellites

Learn about the history, functions, and types of satellites.
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Introduction to Satellites

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

How does lunar exploration help us tackle challenges in such areas as energy, healthcare and the environment?
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Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Miriam Micael

Miriam Micael

Job Title
Engineer, Project Management
As a project manager at the Canadian Space Agency, Miriam makes sure projects get done on time and on budget.
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Miriam Micael

Astronaut standing on Mars with Earth in the background

Earth vs. Mars

Grade
6 9
Learn about the characteristics of the Earth and Mars, two planets in our Solar System.
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Earth vs. Mars

Photographie inbtermittente des étoiles de la Voie lactée, dans l'hémisphère sud du Chili, par Rodrigo Vidal.

Rodrigo Vidal

Job Title
Architect, Teacher
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Rodrigo Vidal

Image showing the physics of flight on a drone.

Resources on Physics and Aerospace

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to physics and aerospace.
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Resources on Physics and Aerospace

Cross-section of the Earth showing layers.

Why does the Earth have Layers?

An in-depth look at how the Earth got its layers.
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Why does the Earth have Layers?

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Send a Postcard to Space

Send a postcard to space and back thanks to a partnership with Club for the Future. The Club’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and help visualize the future of life in space. This page describes the project and how to get your postcards to space.
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Send a Postcard to Space

Testing of the Boeing Starliner spacesuit

Testing Spacesuit Material

Learn about a new material for spacesuits and the engineer who designed it.
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Testing Spacesuit Material